A name or appellation which is added to, or over and above, the baptismal or Christian name, and becomes a family name.
An appellation added to the original name; an agnomen.
|Surname (v. t.)|
To name or call by an appellation added to the original name; to give a surname to.
|Example Sentence (Quote)|
" Out of his surname they have coined an epithet for a knave, and out of his Christian name a synonym for the Devil." - Names